Competition: Win an adorable penguin mug and jug designed by artist Helen Russell

Today on Eating Covent Garden, it’s competition time. It’s your chance to win a fabulous penguin jug and mug designed by artist Helen Russell.

They are so adorable – just like the penguins themselves who I had the great good fortune of communing with last year in Antarctica. Maybe the most beautiful creatures on this earth

It seems like penguins make life better, well they certainly enhanced mine. So take advantage of this chance to have some of your very own at home. They’ll certainly add a bit of joy to your days.

The prize

One large penguin stack jug worth £20.

One penguin parade mug worth £10.99.

All products are bone china and are dishwasher and microwave safe.

Find out more about Helen’s fabulous designs at helenrussellcreations.com

Competition: penguin stack jug

The penguin stack jug is bound to make you smile

Competition: jug

The stylish penguin jug

How to enter

1 In which of these regions are there no penguins to be found?

A South Africa

B Antarctica

C South America

D The Arctic

2. Follow Helen Russell on Facebook by clicking on the link and also on instagram at @helenrussellcreations.

3. And finally. Follow eatingcoventgarden on Facebook by clicking on the link.

Competition: penguin parade mug

The cutest of penguin parade mugs

Competition: penguin parade mug

Your tea’s bound to taste better from this lovely mug

Terms and conditions

And finally.

Importantly, you will only be entered into the competition if you complete all three of the steps above.

Competition only for residents of the UK.

Closing date for entry will be Sunday 28 October 2018 at midnight.

The winner will be chosen at random after the closing date.

The winner will also be notified by email.

No cash alternatives to the prize will be offered. The prize is not transferable.

The editor’s decision is final.

Competition: Win a stunning apron and tea towel from Victoria Eggs

Your chance to win

It’s competition time and today I have a wonderful London-inspired prize to give away – I just love this London bus repeat apron and tea towel from Victoria Eggs.

Competition: Victoria Eggs

The delightful apron and tea towel in their London bus design

All her products are inspired by a love of all things British and there’s a great range of colorful homewares for you to choose from. Guaranteed to brighten up your life. So don’t wait any longer, enter now for your chance to win a prize which will make all of your time in the kitchen more enjoyable.

Competition: Victoria Eggs

Get cooking wearing your vibrant new apron

Competition: Victoria Eggs

Close up on the myriad buses

The prize

A London bus repeat apron and tea towel  valued at a total of £33

How to enter

1 Answer the following question in the comment section of eatingcoventgarden.com

What colour is a classic London bus?

A Red

B Green

C Black

2. Sign up to Victoria Eggs newsletter by visiting their website  or Facebook page  by clicking on these links

3 Like eatingcoventgarden on Facebook by clicking on the link.

Terms and conditions

You will only be entered into the competition if you complete all three of the steps above.

Competition only for residents of the UK.

Closing date for entry will be Sunday 24 June 2018 at midnight.

The winner will be chosen at random after the closing date.

The winner will be notified by email.

No cash alternatives to the prize will be offered. The prize is not transferable.

The editor’s decision is final.

 

Competition: Win a classic BBQ Masterclass

It’s summertime, and the barbecues are being dusted off. Well, as soon as it warms up anyway! I know I can’t wait to get my Char Broil BBQ and Smoker going. Bring on the alfresco entertaining!

There’s so much you can do with the versatile CharBroil Big Easy – it’s the UK’s first three-in-one barbecue which you can roast, smoke and grill in. I produced so many delicious dishes in it last summer and also experimented with the CharBroil Digital Electric Smoker – to my friends delight.

If you love alfresco cooking as much as me, you’ll certainly want to win this amazing prize. You will get to spend a day with UK BBQ Championship Grand Champion Al Harris AKA Dr Sweetsmoke. He’ll talk you through the different techniques you’ll need to master and cook tasty recipes to inspire you and take home to make yourself. Here’s what it’s all about.

Competition: Char Broil

Dr Sweetsmoke will demonstrate tasty BBQ recipes

The prize

A day of grilling, roasting and smoking with expert tutor UK BBQ Championship Grand Champion Al Harris AKA Dr Sweetsmoke.

The hands-on course runs from 10am to 5pm and includes:

Welcome: breakfast, tea and coffee

An introduction to the three key cooking techniques – direct grilling, indirect roasting and smoking.

An overview of what equipment you need – different types of barbecue and smoker, how they work and where to buy them.

Fuel and wood – what makes good charcoal, different types of wood and their flavours.

Barbecue set up – safety, basic knife skills and temperature control.

Barbecue practical skills and recipes – this makes up the main part of the day.

Full Q&A – we will answer all your barbecue queries.

The course will be run at Forty Hall Farm, Enfield, just of junction 25 of the M25.

Lunch will be provided as will refreshments throughout the day and you will receive a pack with all the recipes as well as notes on all the techniques you cover throughout the day.

The BBQ course is run by Craft Food London.

Competition: Char Broil

Learn how to master some delicious new recipes

How to enter

1 Answer the following question in the comment section of eatingcoventgarden.com

Which three cooking techniques will you be introduced to on your course?

A Roasting, smoking, grilling

B Grilling, boiling, frying

C Roasting, smoking, boiling

2 Follow Charbroil on Instagram charbroil_uk and Facebook @CharBroilUK

3 Like eatingcoventgarden on Facebook by clicking on the link.

Competition: CharBroil

Be inspired by exciting new ideas

Terms and conditions

You will only be entered into the competition if you complete all three of the steps above.

Competition only for residents of the UK.

Closing date for entry will be Sunday 27 May 2018 at midnight.

The winner will be chosen at random after the closing date.

The winner will be notified by email.

No cash alternatives to the prize will be offered. The prize is not transferable.

The editor’s decision is final.

 

Competition: Win dinnerware and food storage from dotcomgiftshop.com

Spring is in the air, what a fabulous time of the year…and summer’s just around the corner. Lots of balmy days to look forward to (hopefully) with picnics in the park and lazy afternoons spent chilling in the garden or on the balcony.

And here’s your chance to win some beautiful storage and serving goodies to help make the most of alfresco living.

The new eco-friendly dinnerware and food storage collections from dotcomgiftshop.com are made from sustainable bamboo and are strong and durable as well as being heat, water and stain-resistant. And their beautiful summery designs will add a fresh touch to any home.

Today I’m giving away a set of three beautiful Vintage Apple storage boxes and a lunchbox, ideal for keeping food fresh and making it easily portable, too. And the second prize is from the pretty Desert in Bloom range – a tray and four tumblers perfect for serving refreshing al fresco summer drinks.

Competition: Vintage Apple storage

Vintage Apple set of three rectangular bamboo storage boxes

Competition: Vintage Apple lunchbox

Vintage Apple lunchbox

Competition: Desert in Bloom tray and tumbler

Desert in Bloom tray and tumbler

Competition: Desert in Bloom tumbler

Desert in Bloom tumbler

The prizes

Two chances to win with two wonderful prizes from dotcomgiftshop.com

Vintage Apple set of three rectangular bamboo storage boxes plus a Vintage Apple lunchbox valued at a total of £32.90

Dessert in Bloom tray and four tumblers valued at a total of £34.75.

How to enter

1 Answer the following question in the comment section of eatingcoventgarden.com

What is dotcomgiftshop.com changing its name to?

A Gift shop

B Rex London

C London gifts

2 Follow dotcomgiftshop.com on EITHER instagram OR twitter  by clicking on these links.

3 Like eatingcoventgarden on Facebook by clicking on the link.

Terms and conditions

You will only be entered into the competition if you complete all three of the steps above.

Competition only for residents of the UK.

Closing date for entry will be Sunday 22 April 2018 at midnight.

The winner will be chosen at random after the closing date.

The winner will be notified by email.

No cash alternatives to the prize will be offered. The prize is not transferable.

The editor’s decision is final.

 

 

Competition: Win a fabulous amphibious lounger

It’s competition time and today I’ve got something really special for you – and it’s up for grabs no matter where you live in the world. Eating Covent Garden’s going international!

Start dreaming of chilling out on a fabulous lounger from the Waz Outdoor African Summer Range of amphibious outdoor furniture.

These amazing loungers can be moved straight from land to water, so you can relax wherever you want. They are made from high quality materials for a stylish, highly durable product which is also easy to maintain. The inner polystyrene flotation beads mould to each individual’s shape and size for custom-made comfort.

The perfect way to make a statement outdoors and get even more pleasure around and in your pool. Because this lounger floats and can live happily in or out of the water. Every bit of its design supports stylish, luxury outdoor living and hassle free maintenance with the careful choice of quality outdoor materials and its construction.

To find out more about this amazing range of luxurious amphibious furniture visit www.wazoutdoor.com

The prize

One lounger from the African Summer Range worth R6,150 (approximately £345 at today’s exchange rate).

The EPS polystyrene beads are not included but are readily available at www.greatbeanbags.com and your bed can be filled and ready to use for under £50.

How to enter

1 Follow eatingcoventgarden.com by entering your email in the box at the top in the right hand column.

2 When you receive the email (which should be immediately), confirm that you want to subscribe.

3 Like Waz Outdoor on Facebook by clicking here.

3 Answer the following question in the comment section of eatingcoventgarden.com

What are the loungers filled with?

A Cardboard beads

B Floating beads

C Plastic beads

D Polystyrene beads

Terms and conditions

Closing date for entry will be Sunday 8 October 2017 at midnight.

The winner will be chosen at random after the closing date.

The winner will be notified by email.

No cash alternatives to the prize will be offered. The prize is not transferable.

Beads not included.

The competition is open to entries from anywhere in the world.

Duty may be payable by any winner outside South Africa.

The editor’s decision is final.

Competition: Win a leather passport cover

Competition: Win a leather passport cover

What’s your favourite thing about travelling and holiday time? Do you look forward to walking new city streets, stretching out on a beach with a  Kindle-ful of books, trying out exotic new cuisines or getting an adrenaline rush with high-risk adventures?

I love city breaks and I’m a real beach baby, too. Which made Alicante a great place for a weekend break as it combines the two. The sprawling Spanish city offers a warm welcome, one of the most beautiful beaches in Spain, an historic old town, sparkling harbour and wide range of lovely restaurants.

Heavenly San Juan beach in Alicante

Competition: Win a passport cover

Albondigas and Spanish Rose for lunch in the Old Town

I revel in everything about the whole holiday experience, right from the planning stages. Research is part of the joy – and it’s great to have expert help at hand, too. Destination2 specialises in long-haul luxury travel at a range of destinations and at great rates. They compare major airlines, hotels and resorts to find you the best deal.  The perfect way to start making those all-important holiday decisions.

Not sure what you’re looking for from your break? Click here for help in prioritising your needs.

To make your travels easier, today on Eating Covent Garden, there’s a chance to win a stylish passport cover.

The prize

One Undercover Recycled Leather Palm Passport Cover worth £22.25

How to enter

Answer the following question in the comment section of Eating Covent Garden

What country is Alicante in?

A Portugal

B Spain

C Argentina

D Italy

Terms and conditions

Competition only for residents of the UK.

Closing date for entry will be Sunday 2 July 2017 at midnight.

The winner will be chosen at random after the closing date.

The winner will be notified by email.

No cash alternatives to the prize will be offered. The prize is not transferable.

The editor’s decision is final.